Month: September 2014

Crawl, Hop or Taste. ‘Tis the Season for Great Events!

No matter where you live, there is sure to be a yarn event somewhere near you over the next couple of weeks.  Since there are so many, we’ve decided to list as many as we can right here in a neat little post.  Click on the links for each event for more detailed information.  Have fun and happy knitting! September 5th -20th The 7th annual Yarn Discovery Tour has begun with hundreds of fiber enthusiasts starting to crisscross Northeast Ohio September 12th  6:30-8:30 pm The Knitter’s Edge in Bethlehem, PA will be tasting the newest and finest yarns of...

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Repurpose Your Swatches into a Blanket

Swatches swatches swatches. I’ve got tons of swatches. But what do you do with them after you get your gauge information? I usually take my swatches and place them on an O ring, and hang them up for future reference. It’s almost like a time capsule when I looks through them– some were for sweaters, some for cowls, other were just to see how the yarn would perform. Since I’ve got an abundance of swatches (as I am sure most knitters do- especially if you are making something to a specific size!) I thought it would be so cute...

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